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Skidmore College
English Department

Olivia DunnOlivia Dunn

teaching Professor

BS, Boston University
MFA, University of Iowa

Office: PMH 332
Phone: 518-580-8493

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Composition Writing

Courses Taught:

  • EN 103: Writing Seminar I
  • EN 105: Imagining Cities
  • EN 105: Beyond Favs and Trolls: Reading & Writing Criticism
  • EN 105: Writing as Radical Empathy
  • EN 211: Intro to Fiction
  • EN 210: Intro to Nonfiction

Selected Publications:

  • “Understanding Picasso” & “It Is An Experience,” Jellyfish Review
  • “Windows Down,” Entropy
  • “Gentlemen I” & “Gentlemen II” Seneca Review
  • “It’s Gingko Season,” Burningword Literary Journal
  • “The Dangers of Spirituality,” the Same
  • “New Job, “Vetiver and Spice,” “Living Alone,” and “Oregon,” JMWW
  • “Netflix Options for a Friday Night,” The Nervous Breakdown
  • “Little Traveling Altars,” River Teeth
  • “On Your Saturn Return,” SHANTIH Journal
  • “The Future,” Tinker Street
  • “Three Adjunct Professors Contemplate Mortality in a Forever 21 Dressing Room,” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
  • “How to Be Longing,” The Pinch Journal